I stand in the Immutable’s Light! I fear not the darkness between the stars, nor the Darkness-That-Looks-Back, nor the darkness in my heart. As my Mind craves That-Which-Grounds-The-Real, I seek every truth, correct every error, and hold all I think I know lightly, my only certitude being the Immutable’s Luminescent Light. As my Body […]Read More The Oath of a Martian
Hello, my name is F’delty. Would that you could see the tears on the transmitter as I write this… My father was one of thousands of Martians who hailed Mars begging for escape transports the day the Earthlings’ Great Barricade started to rise. For years, we have had no information of the outside galaxy, no […]Read More Newspaper in Exile
“C’therax! W-why h-haven’t you been t-t-transmitting?” Sarah said at the hologram. For months C’therax had been providing her information to share with the stranded Martian community on Earth. The past several weeks the signal had been silent and many of the underground Martians were getting worried. Outside she had her speaker blaring rock and roll […]Read More A More Perfect Internet
C’therax entered the small silver cylindrical habitation. It was nothing luxurious, but for good reason. It was expensive to transport anything across Jupiter’s gravity field. For those who loved gravity diving or wanted to be away from the busier planets though, this moon was the place to be. Through the shimmer of the gravity shield […]Read More What did you know?
We interrupt our usual Martian reporting for an Earthling Science Fiction Review: At one point during the political sparing of The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, an Indian newspaper recommends that the colonial population of the moon be killed off and “‘replace[d]…with ‘honest Hindu peasants’ who under[stand the] sacredness of life and would ship grain and more […]Read More Review: The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
“You’ve been coming here everyday?” C’therax gave a start and looked back to see Sp’Rark approaching the crater’s edge. “You scared me,” he said. He turned back to look again at the vast Crater whose edge he was sitting at. The red soil here twinkled under the Martian sun. In the distance one could see […]Read More A Conquered Nation
Transmitting to all Star Systems from the Martian Muckraker: We repeat! The Earthlings have devised a planetary barricade. Our ships have been confiscated. We need to evacuate Earth! Soon, we will not be able to see the stars in the sky. Please, as the Immutable lives, we need help! Thirty minutes to the closing of […]Read More On Earthlings and Empires